Major fire in factory near West Bengal airport, 38 fire tenders at service

An explosion also took place during the fire fight at 11.30 PM and four fire fighters were injured in the blast. The air traffic was not affected due to fire, said the Airport officials.

By: PTI | Kolkata | Updated: January 5, 2017 8:03 am
Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, West bengal border, west bengal infiltration, terrorists infiltration west bengal, ISI, news, latest news, India news, national news, west bengal news, west bengal border security, border security Altogether 38 fire tenders has been deployed into service. (File)

A major fire broke out in a chemical factory at Ganga Nagar near the city airport in West Bengal this evening. Altogether 38 fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the blaze that was spotted at around 7.10 PM.

An explosion also took place during the fire fight at 11.30 PM and four fire fighters were injured in the blast. They were taken to hospital where their condition was stated to be stable, state fire department officials said.

Airport officials said air traffic was not affected due to the fire.

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